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Hiring a consultant is an important decision for any company and you want to be certain that you are getting the best value for your money. We get that. That’s why we have created this page for our clients, potential clients and outside partners. We want to share a little bit about how we work, what makes us tick and the consulting we are passionate about. We hope to give you some insight into our corner of the consulting world.

Industry Metrics: Use them or Lose?

I recently did some consulting for two non-competitor clients in the same industry. As I was doing research for the second client I came across an excellent blog post that identified and discussed the fundamental performance metrics for their industry and forwarded a...

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On Being an Outstanding Scientist

One of the greatest questions for self or business development is 'how can I become a better leader?'. Maybe you've been fortunate enough to work for a good, maybe even great leader. Wonderful if you have, but my sense is most of us haven't been so lucky. Two common...

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Omni MCA in the Edmonton Journal

The Edmonton Journal and Capital Ideas recently put a shout-out to Edmonton entrepreneurs to ask, "What’s the key to building a business that lasts?" See Omni MCA partner Cheryl Lockhart's response in the Edmonton Journal - Capital Ideas

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Consulting Unplugged

Over the years I've developed fairly wide musical tastes - classical, blues, jazz, rock, techno, even a bit of working man's opera from time to time. Occasionally I like my music loud and rough.  But, I remember hearing the music of Nirvana many times some twenty odd...

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Stepping Up

I recently attended the Alberta Annual General Meeting for the Canadian Association of Management Consultants. The agenda for the day was ambitious; the well-organized meeting included opportunities throughout the day to network and catch up with my peer group; an...

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From Kenya to Consulting

In 1999 my wife Paulette and I had the opportunity to travel to Kenya in East Africa on a Starbucks sponsored tour to visit several international development sites through the Girl Child Network. I had recently started my MBA and had not yet decided what I wanted to...

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Omni MCA – Collaboration in Action

What do a room full of consultants talk about? We found out recently at a CMC-Alberta luncheon that Omni MCA had the privilege of speaking at on the topic of collaboration in business. We were there to share with our fellow consultants our business model. The concept...

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